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We're here for you. Being a small business owner or entrepreneur within an ever-changing landscape can feel intimidating without support. The UPS Store Small Business Blog is the resource you can rely on to help you grow, thrive, and reach your small business goals. Here you’ll find small business tips and advice you can start using immediately on hiring practices, safety, marketing insights, keys to success, and so much more. Choose from the topics to the left and discover the answers you’re looking for.

4 Reasons to Seriously Consider Crowdfunding Your Next Business Idea
  • 31 July 2017
  • Eric Michaels

4 Reasons to Seriously Consider Crowdfunding Your Next Business Idea

In the current business climate, you can leverage a variety of different crowdfunding resources to back your projects. Learn more.

How to Pitch Your Business to Investors
  • 26 July 2017
  • Daniel Vahab

How to Pitch Your Business to Investors

Financial backers can play a crucial role in your ability to grow your business. Here are some tips on how to pitch to investors.

Fund Your Prospective Small Business: Crowdfunding Tips and Tricks
  • 09 February 2017
  • Eric Michaels

Fund Your Prospective Small Business: Crowdfunding Tips and Tricks

It can sometimes be difficult for small business owners to secure financing. If you cannot tap a personal network or obtain a bank loan, you may have to get a bit creative. This often means

How to Find the Best Investors for Your Small Business
  • 01 November 2016
  • Eric Michaels

How to Find the Best Investors for Your Small Business

Big ideas can only take your business so far. When a contractor asks for a first installment, or your first big payroll is due, you have to show them the money—fast. At times like these

LLC vs. Sole Proprietorship: Know the Tax Benefits
  • 20 October 2016
  • Eric Michaels

LLC vs. Sole Proprietorship: Know the Tax Benefits

Starting a business requires more than a great idea. Among other things, entrepreneurs have to take into account the company's classification in the tax system and what will happen if